The acclaimed Chinese author Mo Yan, has raced onto the bestseller list in China with his first book since his 2012 Nobel win, A Late Bloomer
With ‘roots in China’s social transformation,’ a newly evocative body of writing is developing in China, beginning with the global recognition of author Mo Yan.
Interest in Chinese literature was sparked by Mo Yan’s Nobel victory, but fatigue for epic, kitchen sink Chinese novels is setting in among foreign publishers.
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Following Mo Yan winning the Nobel Prize, Chinese officials plan to develop the author’s home village as a multi-million dollar cultural theme park and tourist attraction.